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Inner Mongolia site of new Fry/Straka course

Batu Bay Golf Club site
Courtesy of Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design
The windswept site of the forthcoming Batu Bay Golf Club is covered in low-lying natural scrub and contains almost no trees.

Grip it and sip it, says John Daly of his new drink

the Original John Daly Cocktail
Courtesy of the Original John Daly Cocktail
The Original John Daly Cocktail will debut in bottles and cans at BevMo stores in California, Nevada and Arizona.

Covert drivers, RocketBladez irons earn first victories

TaylorMade RocketBladez iron, Nike VR_S Covert driver
Courtesy of TaylorMade (left) and Nike Golf
TaylorMade's new RocketBladez irons registered their inaugural competitive victory in Florida, while Nike's VR_S Covert driver got its first tour win in South Africa.

Tom Watson wants to be 2014 Ryder Cup captain

Tom Watson
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Tom Watson led the U.S. Ryder Cup team to victory at the Belfry in England in 1993, and now wants to return at Gleneagles in 2014.

STX Golf parent named a top workplace

STX Golf putter
Courtesy of STX Golf
Putters like the Envision TR are examples of the innovation encouraged at STX Golf.

Is 'Johnny Football' also 'Johnny Golf?'

Johnny Manziel
Chris Fowler via Twitter
"Johnny Golf? Manziel smooth swing on the range. Does it translate to the course?," tweeted ESPN's Chris Fowler before a round with Heisman Trophy hopeful Johnny Manziel earllier this week.

Only new Nicklaus course in USA open for play

No. 1 at Summit Rock Golf Course
Courtesy of Summit Rock
The Jack Nicklaus-designed Summit Rock Golf Course reflects the best of the Texas Hill Country landscape.

Caddie fight!

James Nitties
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James Nitties wasn't involved, but his caddie and another caddie came to blows before the first round of the Australian Open.

Adam Scott back to broomstick putter in Australian Open

Adam Scott at the Australian Open
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Adam Scott used his usual long putter on Thursday at the Australian Open, and said he is likely to keep the putter but alter his putting motion in the future.

USGA promotes equipment guru from within

John Spitzer of the U.S. Golf Association
John Mummert/USGA
John Spitzer is taking over the USGA team in charge of explores and adjudicates all issues concerning golf equipment and equipment technology at the USGA Research and Test Center.

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